Level 3 Unit 28

Lesson 28.1

Comparing Beijing today with the old days

Lesson summary and vocabulary review

Comparing Beijing today with the old days

  • useful vocabulary: progress, different, modern, growth, service
  • the use of 非常 very/ extremely
  • the use of 记得remember
  • 一边….. 一边….. do A while doing B

附fù 近jìn nearby

进jìn 步bù progress

现xiàn 代dài 化huà modernized

记jì 忆yì memory

相xiāng 同tóng same/ similar

认rèn 不bù 得de do not recognize

刚gāng 到dào just arrived

非fēi 常cháng very/ extremely

成chéng 长zhăng to grow

服fú 务wù service

服fú 务wù 员yuán clerk/ waiter

记jì 得dé to remember

第dì 一yī 次cì first time

春chūn 卷juăn spring rolls

一yì 边biān….. 一yì 边biān ….. Do both (X) and (Y) at the same time

剩shèng 下xià to have …. left

切qiē 成chéng to cut into

半bàn half

Lesson 28.2

“It’s so noisy here!”

Lesson summary and vocabulary review

Too noisy early in the morning therefore going to the park, however, it is even noisier in the park

  • the use of 靠to rely on/ again (location)
  • the use of 不是….. 就是….. either …. or ….
  • 所以therefore

吵chăo noisy

回huí measure word for ‘section of a story’

like 次 for counting times

靠kào to depend on/ to lean on/ against

马mă 路lù road

部bù measure word for counting cars/ movie

按àn to press

喇lă 叭bā horn

所suǒ 以yǐ therefore

不bú 是shì …… 就jiù 是shì either….or….

大dà 声shēng 地de loudly

热rè 闹nào busy and exciting (atmosphere)

极jí 了le  extremely

太tài 极jí 拳quán Tai-chi

西xī 方fāng the West

给gěi for

狗gǒu dog

Lesson 28.3

Talking about memories

Lesson summary and vocabulary review

Talking about old memories

  • …. 的时候 when …..
  • the use of 敢dare
  • the use of 要and 不要as in imperative

勇yǒng 敢găn brave

敢găn dare

自zì 己jǐ self

宿sù 舍shè dormitory

一yì 点diăn 儿er 都dōu 不bù not at all

开kāi 始shǐ beginning

哭kū to cry

不bù 敢găn  dare not

容róng 易yì easy

留liú 学xué 生shēng overseas student

回huí 想xiăng to think back

难nán 过guò sad, upset

Audio Review

The help you consolidate what you have learned in this unit, we have put together a quick audio review recording. The audio review will help you with your listening comprehension and remind you of some Chinese sentence patterns and vocabulary.